Managing Director

Cristiano Brandalese

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Meet Cristiano

Cristiano has been a member of the accounting profession since 2000, including 18 years with KPMG, where he held senior internal audit roles. As a managing director for RAAS, his focus includes helping clients optimize their SOX and internal audit programs through the implementation of innovative ideas and technologies, such as data analytics and robotic process automation.

His experience includes leading SOX, internal audit and compliance programs for companies with international presence. Most recently, he led the SOX and internal audit programs for LendingClub, where he held the role of interim Chief Audit Executive. Cristiano graduated from the University of Turin with a degree in economics and is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

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Professional History


  • Lending Club


  • Institute of Internal Auditors


  • University of Turin
Industries Served
Cristiano's Thought Leadership
Blog articles
SOX teams should consider the potential impact of the current situation on the ICOFR environment.

April 02, 2020
Blog articles
In the current volatility, are chief auditors who remain tied to an annual audit plan doing a disservice to their organ...